Articles tagged doo-wop

Dion: Recorded Live at Bitter End, August 1971

An archival recording of a transitional period in Dion’s eclectic career, this record offers a smattering of the styles for which he’s best known to varying to degrees of success.

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Vicky and the Vengents - “You Used to Be My Baby” (audio) (Premiere)

The '50s American diner aesthetic meets punk power chords in the "maltshop punk" stylings of Vicky and the Vengents on their latest single, "You Used to Be My Baby".

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Ava Luna: 29 Sept. 2011 - New York

When blessed with an attentive sound-man who can balance their contrasting sounds, Ava Luna is an especially strong group—one that finally seems to be getting the attention it deserves.

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The Bandana Splits: Mr. Sam Presents the Bandana Splits

In many ways, the last few years have been defined by pop-culture throwbacks. Now Brooklyn’s Bandana Splits arrive to provide their spin on 50s and 60s bubblegum pop and doo-wop. The result is a respectable diversion, reviving, but not innovating, the genre.

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George Clinton: George Clinton & His Gangsters of Love

Dr. Funkenstein brings his latest sonic potion from the Mothership -- layers of funk mixed with doo-wop and oldies.

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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